Lucas E. Mattes, 19, of Washington, passed away Jan. 12, 2018.
He was born Oct. 12, 1998, in Evansville, to Rachel Mattes. He had attended Washington High School and was a past member of the NJROTC, receiving outstanding cadet his freshman year. Lucas loved animals and never met a dog he didn't like.
He is survived by his mother, Rachel Mattes; grandfather Larry Mattes; two brothers, Dakota Mattes and Sam Mattes; one sister, Breana Mattes; aunts and uncle, Sarah (Edward) Stuckey and Rebecca Mattes of Indianapolis; three cousins, Kennedy Stuckey, Kristen Stuckey and Nevaeh Mattes.
He is preceded in death by his grandmother, Marilyn Mattes, and sister Kaitlyn Mattes.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Ed Lee Mortuary, with Rev. John Dunn officiating. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Ed Lee Mortuary.
In lieu of flowers donations may be given to Central Christian Church Congo Fund, 10 W. Van Trees St., Washington, IN 47501 or Washington High School Naval ROTC, 608 E. Walnut St., Washington, IN 47501.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.edleemortuary.com.
Published on January 15, 2018